Federal grants

GUAMPO wants to hear from you about federal grants

The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (GUAMPO) is seeking public comment on its proposed program of projects for the federal fiscal year, which ends September 30, 2022. A public hearing on the draft program of projects will take place during the virtual meeting of the GUAMPO Transportation Advisory Committee …

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Local colleges consider ways to increase graduation rates

To exploreUD Class of 2020 Finally Graduates: “It Means So Much More.” University of Miami Amy Bergerson, associate vice provost and dean of undergraduate education at the University of Miami, said the university is proud of its graduation rate. “But we also know there is room for improvement,” she said. …

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How to apply for US citizenship and how to renounce it

A US passport symbolizes the possession of US citizenship. More than 750,000 people a year request it … [+] advantage. Getty Each year, more than three-quarters of a million people apply for US citizenship and ultimately a US passport. These applicants are looking for some of the major benefits that …

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Rural hospitals in Georgia are holding up. But the communities where they closed face a stark reality

CUTHBERT, Ga. — Rhonda Jones Johnson got a frantic call one day last November from her cousins. Her aunt had collapsed on the floor. They would later learn that she had suffered a severe stroke. Jones Johnson, who is a nurse, knelt next to her aunt and performed chest compressions …

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9 More APS Schools Choose Longer School Year – Albuquerque Public Schools

Post : May 5, 2022 9 more APS schools choose a longer school year A third of APS elementary schools will spend more time in class in 2022-23. Engineering Hour at Whittier Elementary School The staff and community of nine elementary schools in the district’s Albuquerque Public Schools voted to …

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Energy Economics Leads the Way in Renewable Energy in British Columbia

By Erin Knutson Energy saving leads the way with green energy. The Creston-based company (with headquarters in Vernon and a satellite office in Vancouver) is at the forefront of change in helping people take control of their energy. “We believe that energy is one of the most essential currencies in …

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A wave of companies say they will use Maine wood to make eco-friendly fuel and fertilizer

A handful of companies are proposing to turn former Maine paper mills into refineries that create eco-friendly fuels and fertilizers from wood, raising hopes they could generate economic activity in areas linked to the traditional forestry economy of Maine. the state. Ensyn Fuels Inc. applied this week for a state …

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Federal grant sought for Arkansas Side Road 112

Regional planners, meeting as the Northwest Arkansas Regional Mobility Authority, on Wednesday approved a resolution seeking a federal grant to help pay for a 12-foot bicycle and pedestrian path along Arkansas 112, so that it will be included as part of the proposed widening and other planned improvements to the …

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Piscataquis County program could connect rural residents to the internet

DOVER-FOXCROFT — Piscataquis residents in rural areas who don’t have the internet could soon be hooked up under a new county program. A rebate would reimburse up to 50% of the cost of purchasing internet hardware, such as modems and routers, not exceeding $300, said James White, chairman of the …

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Letter: It’s time to invest in Quad-Cities | Letters to the Editor

“Move forward”… “Move forward”… “We have problems, let’s not wait to solve them”… “This is not a drill” All of the above are motivational phrases for elected officials and professionals who are urged to address the challenges we face in our counties, cities, and towns, especially in Illinois. There are …

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The High Court says the federal government is not doing enough for Chinese-medium schools

Wee (left) in discussion with Shankar at court. KUCHING (April 21): The Kuching High Court hearing in a defamation suit involving entrepreneur Dato Richard Wee against attorney Michael Kong has been told that the federal government – be it Pakatan Harapan (PH), Barisan Nasional (BN) or Perikatan Nasional (PN) – …

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Small rural restaurants in WA left behind by SBA relief program

The funds were intended to cover expenses incurred during the pandemic, but thousands of businesses are still awash in debt. Nationally, only about a third of qualified applicants have received a portion of the $28.6 billion in federal relief grants. Almost 40% of that went to only 5% of applicants. …

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Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese continue their campaigns; Coalition’s $55 billion spending on grants prompts calls from ICAC;

Labor leader Anthony Albanese said it was “business for the Liberal Party” to disapprove of his candidate in Warringah and said Prime Minister Scott Morrison should never have picked her in the first place. Appearing in Cairns on Saturday, Albanese also insisted that the social media activity of Labor candidate …

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Transportation Sales Tax Initiative Relaunched After COVID Delays

April 13, 2022 Community services Making a long-term investment in transportation is essential to maintaining a high quality of life for all Orange County residents. On January 25, 2022, the referendum initiative on the sales tax on transportation cents was relaunched after an almost two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 …

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The export subsidy regime still in turmoil

The Popular Export Market Subsidy Program is doomed unless there is a ‘severe overhaul’ following the federal government’s controversial reforms that have significantly reduced the value of the scheme for Australian businesses, the Export chairman says Consultants Association, Rod Campbell. Government reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) at …

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Stamford parents and teachers are urging city councils to keep schools’ budgets intact; the students “are not doing well”

STAMFORD — The social-emotional health of students was one of the main concerns raised Thursday night during Stamford’s first in-person public hearing on the budget since 2019. Nearly a dozen members of the public offered commentary to members of the council of representatives’ finance council and tax committee who were …

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Fire that gutted NCDOT’s used circus wagons may be arson

A fire on March 20, 2022 severely damaged four former circus train cars that the North Carolina Department of Transportation stored in the woods of Nash County. Nash County Sheriff’s Office RALEIGH Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire that destroyed four old circus train cars in …

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Federal judge grants class action status to Oregon’s sick COVID prisoners

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has certified a class action lawsuit in Oregon regarding state leaders’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic at its prisons. A group of adults in custody who contracted COVID-19 first sued the state in April 2020, alleging the guilt of Governor Kate Brown, Director …

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Smart Cities World – Parks and Green Spaces

Chicago has released a citywide vision for trails and open spaces that will contribute to a network of community-led green infrastructure projects that promote the health and well-being of Chicago residents and visitors. A citywide visual map aims to add 48 miles of new assets to an existing 79-mile network. …

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Cyr calls gas tax suspension a bad strategy

Most lawmakers want to help state residents who have been hit with higher costs on everything from groceries to gasoline, according to Sen. Julian Cyr. This is the strategy on which they differ, such as the suspension of the gasoline tax. The Senate rejected a bill to temporarily suspend the …

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Richmond to Receive Federal Grants for Parks and Police Station Improvements | Richmond and Hopkinton

RICHMOND – A pair of federal grants awarded this week will provide the community with funding to provide park improvements for the recently acquired property along Richmond Townhouse Road, as well as money for improvements to the facilities of the police department of Richmond. Richmond officials said this week the …

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Colchester lends support to food bank during pandemic challenges

TRURO – The past two years have been very trying for the Colchester Food Bank, but as is usually the case in a crisis, the community continued to respond. The Truro-based food bank saw “There has been a steady increase since the start of the year,” said board chair Vera …

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The government “must guarantee” that the gas funds will not benefit the Russian oligarch

A Russian billionaire’s ties to a gas exploration company involving Origin Energy have sparked calls from the head of a federal parliamentary inquiry for a freeze on taxpayer funding to fossil fuel projects in the Territory’s Beetaloo Basin. North. Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg is on Australia’s list of people under …

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Fire-affected communities of Ensay and Sarsfield receive federal government funds as part of backflip decision

The federal government has reversed its decision to deny funds to two East Gippsland communities to upgrade vital local firefighting centres. Key points: Ensay Recreation Reserve upgrades will receive $2.3 million and Sarsfield Recreation Reserve and Hall will receive $3.6 million. Ensay, Sarsfield and Wairewa initially ran out of funding …

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Osawatomie Public Library Receives $10,000 Federal Grant | Local News

OSAWATOMIE — The Osawatomie Public Library will receive a $10,000 federal humanities grant to help the library recover from the pandemic. The community library was selected for the American Library Association’s US Bailout: Humanities Grants for Libraries, an emergency relief program to help libraries that have been impacted by the …

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Prince William County Police to use federal grant to review use of force

The Prince William County Police Service will use $250,000 in federal funding to review officers’ use of force. This article was written by the press partner of WTOP InsideNoVa.com and republished with permission. Sign up for Free InsideNoVa.com email subscription today. The Prince William County Police Service will use $250,000 …

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CDOT Receives $23 Million in Federal Grants to Improve Zero-Emission, Rapid Transit in the Roaring Fork Valley

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes, CDOT Executive Director Shoshana Lew and RFTA CEO Dan Blankenship discuss the importance of RFTA’s fast and efficient transit service before boarding of an electric bus. State and local partners will pursue an upcoming federal grant to support expanded RFTA operations …

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Australia grants temporary visas to 4,000 Ukrainians

The UK has opened a scheme for people to volunteer to host Ukrainian refugees. It was overwhelmed with over 120,000 people signing up as well as big companies offering help. Airbnb also reported that people across Europe were offering their short-term rentals to Ukrainians for free. Human rights and refugee …

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Baltimore Penn Station overhaul would help speed up Amtrak trains in the Northeast

The Baltimore project is the first phase of a renovation of the rail hub and surrounding area, signaling a revitalization for an area long defined by wasteland, busy highways and weathered buildings. It is also expected to improve travel along the aging corridor, adding capacity to meet future demand as …

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Roads commission seeks grants to replace and rehabilitate bridges

Once again, the Huron County Road Commission is seeking grants to potentially help rehabilitate or replace four county bridges. The Huron County Board of Commissioners provided support for grant applications through the Federal and Local Bridge Program for Bridges. These bridges are: The Haist Road Bridge over the Pigeon River …

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Notre Dame Law’s Exoneration Justice Clinic Wins Federal Grant to Help Represent Wrongfully Convicted People

The Exempt Justice Clinic at Notre Dame Law School, which was founded by a group of students and dozens of White Roses, has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice that will build capacity of the clinic to investigate and litigate wrongful convictions. Notre Dame is one …

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Tuition-free college movement gains momentum, despite Biden’s stalled plan

College Promise programs, as tuition-free initiatives are commonly referred to, enjoy broad support across the political spectrum. Forty-seven states and DC have at least one such program at the college, city, or state level. There are 33 statewide programs that cover tuition at community colleges or universities and higher education, …

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Veteran’s Corner: Military Funeral Rites, Upcoming Events and Q&A | Local News

The general public knows that deceased veterans are often granted military funeral rites. Unfortunately, some deceased veterans not only are not granted military funeral honors, but their remains are not claimed by family or friends. Veterans’ organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas and a television station in Shreveport, Louisiana, and …

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Volunteers conduct a homeless count in Texarkana | Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas — For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, volunteers from the Texarkana “Point in Time” Homeless Count interviewed people living outdoors and asked them a series of questions. Last year, counting was by observation only. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development requires all homeless …

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Coconino Voices: General mining law desperately needs updating | Columnists

The General Mining Act of 1872 was designed to encourage settlement and colonization of the American West, in part to drive out the Indigenous peoples who had already lived there for tens of thousands of years. Today, 150 years after its enactment, this law has not changed significantly and continues …

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ECAP program helps Nebraskanians create the communities they want | Nebraska today

The people of Tilden enter the public library, bundled up against the cold. They greet each other between sips of their thermoses, then take their places. Jordan Grummert-Rasmussen and Amanda Kowalewski, extension educators for Rural Prosperity Nebraska, welcome participants and begin the first meeting of the Entrepreneurial Communities Activation Process …

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Feds Bolster Mesa’s Desire for a Streetcar | News

youUncle Sam pays nearly a million dollars to help Mesa lay the groundwork for a west side streetcar line. Years will pass before Mesa residents hear the clang-clang-clang of a transportation system the city first envisioned more than a century ago. But the planning has to start somewhere, and a …

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Don’t let the price of college intimidate you – here are 5 ways to fund your education

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In February, higher education institutions across the country celebrate Financial Aid Awareness Month. The purpose of this commemoration is to educate students and their families on crucial information about federal, state, and institutional student aid. The basic cost of a college degree …

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Tennessee residency program trains new teachers and fights shortages

As the nation deals with severe shortage of teachers, a new residency program in Tennessee could be a potential solution to the crisis. The one-of-a-kind program allows teacher candidates to work full-time in the classroom while continuing their education – a win for future teachers and schools. One such teacher …

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Manhattan City Commission to see final plans for $47.2 million runway project

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) — The City of Manhattan Commission is reviewing final plans for a $47.2 million runway reconstruction project at Manhattan Regional Airport. The presentation will take place during its meeting on Tuesday evening. The City of Manhattan is expected to pay $4.4 million for the track. More than …

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Opposing local broadband projects is anti-competitive – New Hampshire Bulletin

Here in Grafton County, we all agree on two things: we live in one of the most beautiful areas in the world and our internet service could be better. A lot of hard work, political capital, and local and federal funding went into improving the latter, culminating in the launch …

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Nalu Scientific, based in Hawaii, partners with CAEN Technologies

February 12, 2022, 7:03 a.m. HST Dr. Isar Mostafanezhad founded Nalu Scientific in 2016. The Honolulu-based company designs and builds high-end sensors and systems. With decades of combined experience, the team has won several large-scale federal grants. Nalu was named Hawaii’s Most Innovative Company of 2019 by the US Small …

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States get green light to build electric car charging stations, Auto News, ET Auto

Biden has also set a goal of 50% electric vehicle sales by 2030, as part of a broader effort to achieve a zero-emissions economy by 2050. WASHINGTON: States get green light to build nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations that would place new or upgraded ones every 80 kilometers …

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Veteran grants announced for Seymour

Mitchell Shire Crs Fiona Stevens and Rhonda Sanderson, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Defense Personnel Andrew Gee, Mayor Bill Chisholm, National Candidate Sam Birrell and Nicholls MP Damian Drum. By Colin MacGillivray FEDERAL Veterans Affairs Minister Andrew Gee visited Seymour on Tuesday last week to announce a $27 million grant …

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County awards $10.6 million to DuPage Foundation to bring ‘lasting change’ through grant program

DuPage County has committed $10.6 million in federal pandemic assistance to establish a nonprofit grant program that will be operated by a Downers Grove-based foundation and will focus on addressing food insecurity and housing, mental health and substance abuse issues. County board members approved an agreement with the DuPage Foundation …

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“The answer is not to abandon our streets”

Hello. It’s Friday. We’ll look at the strategies President Biden has outlined to help New York City address gun violence. We will also look at the continued fallout from the resignation of former Governor Andrew Cuomo. As President Biden might say, he and Mayor Eric Adams are simpatico. “Mayor Adams, …

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Mayor and council brainstorm new grant ideas

Feb. 2 – New Oneonta Mayor Mark Drnek told the city’s city council at its Feb. 1 meeting that he likes to think outside the box when discussing two proposed grant programs the city explore. Drnek introduced the Community Enhancement Initiative, a community grant program that would reimburse residents for …

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Colorado’s orphan wells will attract nearly $39 million in federal cleanup aid

Colorado is eligible for $39 million in federal funds to plug orphan oil and gas wells — the first installment of what could total $79 million in cleanup funds for the state — announced today the US Department of the Interior. The money is part of the Biden administration’s infrastructure …

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WV lawmakers have ideas, but few bills, for coalfields

A legislative committee is recommending more than 80 measures to help West Virginia’s depressed coal communities, but has so far only reduced one of them to a bill. Reports recommendations include providing grants to West Virginia communities for infrastructure development; provide high-speed Internet access to all residents of West Virginia; …

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Cap Metro is trying to keep Leander in the transit system by offering infrastructure funding

Photo by Gabriel C. Perez/KUT Tuesday, January 25, 2022 by Nathan Bernier, KUT In a bid to prevent Leander from holding an election on whether to cut ties with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the regional transportation agency’s board voted unanimously on Monday to sweeten his case with the suburban …

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Holyoke distributes $400,000 in federal rescue funds to businesses

HOLYOKE — Like many businesses, Holyoke Craft Beer has had to improvise during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many. “It was a wild ride, like a roller coaster,” owner Mike Pratt said with a laugh Friday. When the coronavirus first arrived in the spring of 2020, the brewery had to shut down …

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St. Louis aldermen submit capital improvement bonds to April ballot | Politics

ST. LOUIS — City aldermen voted unanimously Friday to seek voter approval to sell up to $50 million in capital improvement bonds in future years. The measure, which is expected to pass on April 5, could provide local matching funds for some federal grants — including those put in place …

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In the wake of Colleyville, Jewish groups renew efforts to double funding for federal security grants

(January 19, 2022 / JNS) Following the January 15 hostage crisis at a Texas synagogue, Jewish organizations in the United States have renewed their push for Congress to double funding for the nonprofit Security Grants Program (NSGP), ensuring that more targeted nonprofit institutions such as synagogues get federal funding. invest …

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Implementation of CBN’s COVID-19 interventions fall short of expectations – MAN

Posted January 18, 2022 The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria says the implementation of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Covid-19 response funds and other similar federal government initiatives has failed to meet its expectations. It said the various credit facilities and supports reserved for its members as a result of the …

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Montana Nursing Homes Face Financial Crisis Months After Federal Relief Funds Halt | State and Region

Comparatively, the base salary of an employed RN is $32 to $41 per hour; the salary for an LPN is $24 to $34 per hour and the base salary for a CNA is $16 to $23 per hour. The salary imbalance has had an impact on morale. Vaughn even had …

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Massachusetts to Support Development of Offshore Wind Industry, Additional Offshore Wind Projects, Energy Transmission and Storage | Womble Bond Dickinson

Commonwealth Offshore Wind Industry Investment Program The bill would create a “Commonwealth Offshore Wind Industry Investment Program” administered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (“Mass CEC”) to develop and promote employment and economic development related to the wind industry. offshore. “Offshore wind companies” participating in the scheme may include entities …

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Proposed $11M science center in Easton for field trips, visitors and research

The association Feeding the Nature Center in Easton on Wednesday night unveiled its ambitious vision for a new attraction for local school groups, residents, researchers and tourists along Bushkill Creek. The science and creativity center is proposed for the former Easton Iron and Metal scrap yard which the city bought …

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Redefining cities in 2022, making federal and financial changes, not just criticizing urban structures

Nations debate issues of climate change and pandemic response among other things, but ultimately it is cities that have the unenviable task of executing the ambitious agendas put in place by national elites. Cities find themselves overwhelmed and crippled to keep these promises because of the following factors. First, the …

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Council approves measure to give mayor’s office oversight over scholarships

New Orleans City Council voted on Thursday to include the mayor’s office in the process of distributing millions of dollars a year in city education grants from the Harrah’s Casino Fund – money donated to the city by the casino under a rental agreement. While the disbursement process previously involved …

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Managing Director (CEO) position at MHP Salud

To note: This is a position that works remotely with staff across the country, but must reside in one of the following states: Texas Florida Massachusetts Michigan Colorado Washington MHP Hi, a 38-year-old national community health organization, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As an organization 97-99% funded by …

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Brookings register | Council hears year-end strategic plan report

BROOKINGS – Brookings City Council heard the strategic plan for 2021-2026 at its December 14 meeting. City manager Paul Briseno presented the recently revised plan, which is available as an attachment to the agenda on the city’s website. The Strategic Plan has five points: fiscal responsibility; safe, inclusive and connected; …

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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. approves declaration of major disaster for Colorado

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Colorado to complement state and regional recovery efforts in areas affected by the fires of forest and winds in a straight line from December 30, 2021 and continues. The President’s Action makes federal funding …

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FEMA to pay 75% of Marshall Fire costs

BOULDER COUNTY, Colorado (KDVR) – FEMA authorized funding to help fight the Marshall Fire, which within hours became the most destructive blaze in Colorado history. The Federal Emergency Management Agency authorized funding through a Federal Fire Management Assistance Grant. This makes FEMA money available to pay for 75% of the …

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NTIA Releases Report Calling for Better Methods of Data Aggregation: Broadband Breakfast

WASHINGTON, October 24, 2021 – Lack of eligibility or errors in proper planning or documentation are common grounds for disqualifying applicants for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Connecting Minority Communities pilot program, officials said Wednesday and Thursday of the agency. Speaking at webinars for people considering applying for the grants …

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Stuart Robert University vetoes sparked an uproar

Stuart Robert blocked six research projects he said were not in the national interest. Alex ellinghausen However, Professor Glover said the blockade of the Sixth which sought to understand the mass mobilization of school students in climate action and how this relates to their commitment to democracy “goes beyond belief.” …

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🌱 ROSS program grants for Pawtucket + library vacation hours

Hello, Pawtucket! Like many of you, the Patch team takes time to enjoy the holidays, so there won’t be a newsletter in your inbox tomorrow. We appreciate your understanding of this slight break in our schedule, and I’ll be back on Monday with the next edition of Pawtucket Daily! Now …

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Grants help fortify Jewish schools and community sites amid attack fears

“Security requires a multifaceted approach and physical security is an integral part of that approach and relieves some of the dependency and cost of paid security guards,” he said. “Despite substantial government support from political parties on both sides of the aisle, enormous costs are being imposed on our community …

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Nevada Provides $ 1.5 Million In Federal Funds To Invest In Juvenile Justice Services | Carson City Nevada News

Child and Family Services Division CARSON CITY – The Division of Children and Family Services recently received over $ 1.5 million to serve youth at risk of delinquency or those who commit low-intensity crime. Funding was provided by the Office of Juvenile Justice Prevention (OJJDP) Crime Prevention Grants Program for …

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UB spin-off Atrevida Science aims to modernize the wind turbine

With approximately $ 400,000 in federal grants, the company is developing a turbine blade that automatically adapts to changing winds BUFFALO, NY – For decades, companies eager to increase wind power production have relied on a simple strategy: make the blades of the wind turbine bigger. Although generally effective, this …

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Northam Announces $ 79 Million Grant to Extend Broadband to 13 Communities, Including Goochland and Powhatan | Government-and-politics

“Broadband access impacts all facets of our daily lives, from education to business to healthcare,” Northam said in a statement Monday. “It’s a necessity to navigate today’s digital world. “ The counties are part of a partnership with the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, based in Charlottesville, and Firefly Fiber …

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Government pledges more funding for higher education and research

GERMANY As Germany’s new coalition government takes shape, there are signs that higher education may be higher on the political agenda than under the previous administration. The coalition has pledged to increase university funding by 3% per year, and the education and research budget could be increased by a quarter. …

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Beatty Airport to receive federal relief funds

Two Nevada senators won more than $ 24 million for Silver State airports, part of which was for a Nye County facility. On Wednesday, Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) And Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) Announced that the Department of Transportation has provided $ 24,557,660 in COVID-19 relief funds to 15 Nevada …

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Four Parkes County Organizations To Benefit From Federal Volunteer Grant Program | Champion-Post Parkes

Four Parkes Shire volunteer organizations received a welcome boost, with the announcement of federal government funding. Riverina MP Michael McCormack announced that the four organizations will receive grants to support the vital work they do for the community through the government’s 2021 Volunteer Grant opportunity. In Parkes, Neighborhood Central will …

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We obtained 3.4 billion naira in research grants in 2021

Posted December 7, 2021 Ten academic staff of Alex Ekwueme Ndufu-Alike Ikwo Federal University from various faculties have secured research grants for the institution in the amount of 3.4 billion naira locally and internationally in 2021. University Vice Chancellor Professor Sunday Elom, who revealed this on Monday during a press …

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Reconstruction of Kingman Street nears completion in downtown St. Albans

Renovations on Kingman Street in St. Albans include wider sidewalks and new lampposts, pictured here on December 2, 2021. Photo by Shaun Robinson / VTDigger After approximately six months of construction, Kingman Street in downtown St. Albans reopened to traffic and is now more accessible to pedestrians from adjacent streets. …

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Citizens express concern over Augusta’s public transport problems

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW / WAGT) – Breakdowns, leaky roofs and shoddy rides. These are just a few of the complaints from those of you who use Augusta’s public transport. Each year, the cost of maintaining Augusta’s bus fleet increases, but the number of passengers does not. Which means they charge …

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We have built a database to understand the China Initiative. Then the government changed its records.

The Department of Justice itself has not been very open. As we explain in our main article, DOJ officials have so far failed to provide a clear definition of what constitutes a China Initiative case, or how many total cases there are. she carried. This lack of transparency has made …

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Federal judge blocks vaccine mandate for COVID-19 contractor, grants AG request

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron Silas walker [email protected] A Kentucky federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday effectively blocking the implementation of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal government contractors and subcontractors. U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, who serves the Eastern District of Kentucky, issued …

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PM denies delay to integrity commission

Scott Morrison has denied that the government is delaying work on a federal integrity commission, despite the coalition rejecting opposition calls for a bill. The prime minister had promised a federal integrity commission as an electoral commitment ahead of the 2019 election, but has not yet advanced a debate in …

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“More expensive than the subsidy” – is FGN’s 5,000 N transport subsidy dead on arrival?

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, said on Tuesday that the federal government would remove fuel subsidies by 2022 and replace them with a 5,000 naira subsidy for the poorest Nigerians. According to her, around tens of millions of Nigerians would benefit from the transport subsidy. In …

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The ‘hero pays’ for work in pandemic still debated by states and cities

HARTFORD, Connecticut – When the US government allowed the self-styled hero to pay for frontline workers as a possible use of the pandemic relief money, he suggested occupations that might be eligible, farm laborers and staff from babysitting to janitors and truck drivers. State and local governments have scrambled to …

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PA secures $ 2.5 million in federal grants for watershed clean-up

Pennsylvania is frequently criticized as the state of the Bay’s watershed lags behind in water remediation efforts and funding to minimize pollution runoff upstream. The federal government is making progress to correct this, with millions of dollars in new funding being provided to protect the Chesapeake Bay. Recently, the National …

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After struggling to find emergency service personnel, Belfast is trying something new

BELFAST, Maine – Like many municipalities in Maine, Belfast is struggling to staff its fire and rescue services. But the city hopes the shift from a volunteer-driven model to a more professional one will help fill its gaps. The city is increasing wages, increasing benefits and looking to hire more …

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Wilkes-Barre receives federal justice assistance grant

WILKES-BARRE – The city was among four recipients who received $ 236,0 0 0 in grants from the US Department of Justice for crime-focused programs, Acting US Attorney Bruce Brandler said on Monday. The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants are awarded to support crime prevention programs based on local …

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Farmers will receive subsidies for assistance with special crops

By James Paxson Click here for updates on this story SAGINAW, Michigan (WNEM) – Several farm organizations across the state will receive funding to support the specialty crop industry. Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell on Tuesday in announcing the state recipients …

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Divestment from fossil fuels accelerates in philanthropy

A movement to divest from fossil fuels is gaining support among foundations as activists demand that funding be diverted from coal, oil and natural gas. The activists’ call to the charitable world is simple: Ditch fossil fuels and direct your investments to climate-friendly businesses and funds. The global divestment campaign …

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Demand for money behind many police stops

Virginia grants are only a fraction of the roughly $ 600 million the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sends to states each year. Lucia Sanchez, spokeswoman for the federal agency, said she neither encouraged nor demanded quotas or targets for grant recipients. But a review of state grant applications found …

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Report: Windstream, Uniti buys in the eyes

Windstream Holdings and Uniti Group Inc., both based in Little Rock, could be reunited if a private equity group’s plan comes to fruition. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Zayo Group LLC of Boulder, Colorado, was trying to buy the companies. Citing anonymous sources, the newspaper said the talks …

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Shaheen, Hassan Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging VA to Open Eligibility for Burial in State Veterans Cemeteries to All Service Members

October 18, 2021 ** The letter continues pressure from lawmakers to ensure equal burial for members of the Reserve and National Guard components ** (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers in a letter today calling on the …

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Shasta College awarded grants to expand sexual and domestic violence prevention program at Simpson University – Red Bluff Daily News

Shasta College will receive $ 549,133 to expand its successful Campus Safety Advocacy, Resources and Education program at Simpson University. Federal grants to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus awarded $ 16.2 million in grants to 52 higher education institutions across the country in 2020. …

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Arkansas community groups selected for $ 5.2 million federal Covid-19 relief for after-school and summer youth programs

Forty-four of Arkansas’ after-school, summer and extended-year learning programs are new grant recipients totaling $ 5.2 million to help students catch up on the academic learning missed due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Arkansas State University Out-of-School Network Initiative recently announced …

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Grants Fund Cornell AES Work to Improve Lives in NYS

New USDA grants will fund research through Cornell aimed at improving the economy, food supply and well-being of New York State, helping communities deal with the trauma of the COVID pandemic -19 exploring the impact of labor shortages on farms. The 52 Cornell projects that were funded with a total …

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Justice Department Provides Over $ 21 Million In Grants To Improve Victim Services And Support Public Safety Efforts In Nevada | USAO-NV

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Chiou for the District of Nevada today announced that the Department of Justice recently awarded $ 21,997,467 in grants to improve services for victims of crime and to support state public safety , local communities and tribes all over Nevada. “By providing …

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